Document No 4318: Defender at launching

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AUTEUR : Nath. L. Stebbins

REF : 0

EDITION : 1895

BATEAUX : DEFENDER

DATE : 29 Jun 1895

COURSE : 0

DESCRIPTION SITE :

Defender, designed and built in 1895 by N. G. Herreshoff to defend the America's Cup against Valkyrie III. Her bottom was polished bronze, but her topsides, deck beams, and some of her deck framing were aluminum (making her a giant battery with electrolys).

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SITE LARG HAUT ADRESSE
Historic New England 850 686 http://www.historicnewengland.org/collections-archives-exhibitions/collections-access/collection-object/capobject?gusn=GUSN-278760&searchterm=defender